Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Ziosk, maker of the world’s first ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the table tablet, and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ: RRGB), today announced they have completed the rollout of over 20,000 interactive tabletop tablets to all corporate restaurant locations.
The Ziosk® tablet is a 7-inch tablet that is designed to enhance the guest experience by giving Red Robin guests the ability to interactively peruse menu items and specials, play interactive games, and enroll in the Red Robin Royalty loyalty program. Most notably, the Ziosk® tablet also provides guests secure and efficient payment at the table when they’re ready, and provides real-time feedback on their experience at the end of the meal.
“We are thrilled to have the Ziosk tablet present at all Red Robin corporate locations nationwide, and remain focused on enrolling franchise restaurants so every Red Robin guest can fully enjoy the unique benefits of technology at the table,” said Austen Mulinder, CEO of Ziosk. “Through our valued partnership with Red Robin and other casual dining leaders, we look forward to continuing to evolve the casual dining experience for the better, providing guests more control of their hospitality experience.”
“Ziosk offers several advantages to Red Robin guests, and we’re thrilled with the positive feedback from those who have engaged with the tabletop tablets,” said Denny Marie Post, executive vice president and chief concept officer. “We are even more excited about how Ziosk is helping improve guest-server engagement and overall restaurant experiences, and look forward to fully tapping into the potential the technology can bring to our Red Robin Royalty program.”
Commanding 95 percent market share in the deployed tabletop tablet space, Ziosk tablets serve more than 30 million guests each month in more than 2,500 restaurants across all 50 states. By the year’s end, Ziosk will have fully deployed its newest contracts, totaling over 150,000 new Ziosk tablets interacting with more than 50 million guests per month, and demonstrating Ziosk’s continued momentum in the restaurant industry.
For more information on Ziosk please visit www.ziosk.com.
Based in Dallas, Ziosk is the maker of the first entertainment, ordering and pay-at-the-table tablet for the restaurant market. The technology, featuring a 7-inch tablet and encrypted credit card reader, resides on each table and enables guests to see menu items, play games, view news and entertainment, order food and beverages and ‘pay on demand;’ all of which gives guests control over their dining experience. With its interactive capabilities, Ziosk and its footprint have created the Ziosk® Media Network, a digital media platform for partners to create engaging experiences at the point of purchase. Ziosk is revolutionizing the experience and economics of dining. For more information, please visit www.ziosk.com.
About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (www.redrobin.com), a casual dining restaurant chain founded in 1969 that operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red Robin International, Inc., is the Gourmet Burger Authority™, famous for serving more than two dozen craveable, high-quality burgers with Bottomless Steak Fries® in a fun environment welcoming to guests of all ages. In addition to its many burger offerings, Red Robin serves a wide variety of salads, soups, appetizers, entrees, desserts and signature Mad Mixology® Beverages. Red Robin offers a variety of options behind the bar, including its extensive selection of local and regional beers, and innovative adult beer shakes and cocktails, recently earning the restaurant the 2014 VIBE Vista Award for Best Beer Program in a Multi-Unit Chain Restaurant. There are more than 500 Red Robin restaurants across the United States and Canada, including Red Robin Burger Works® locations and those operating under franchise agreements. Red Robin… YUMMM®! Connect with Red Robin on Facebook and Twitter.
Kristina Jorge, ICR